Motor Transport’s most read stories of 2018

Canute tractor unit in Windermere
 

This year’s most read was dominated by the sad demise of national haulier Canute, which never recovered from the end of its long-term contract with retailer Wilko last year.  The contract was picked up Wincanton and represented more than 30% of Canute Group’s revenue at that time – a staggering £30m. Reports that Canute had been late paying staff surfaced in the spring as did eight O-licences in the name of Almtone. The O-licences named Canute’s Gamston depot as Almtone’s location […]